HTML 5 <code> Tag

The HTML <code> tag is used for indicating a piece of code. The code tag surrounds the code being marked up.

The code being marked up could represent an XML element name, a filename, a computer program, or any other string that a computer would recognize.

Browsers often display text surrounded by <code> tags in a monospaced font (also called a fixed-width or non-proportional font) such as Courier (unless it has been styled otherwise using CSS).

Multiple lines of code can be marked up by surrounding the <code> tags with <pre> tags.

Example

Modify the code below, then click "Update". See below for attributes.

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Attributes

HTML tags can contain one or more attributes. Attributes are added to a tag to provide the browser with more information about how the tag should appear or behave. Attributes consist of a name and a value separated by an equals (=) sign, with the value surrounded by double quotes. Here's an example, style="color:black;".

There are 3 kinds of attributes that you can add to your HTML tags: Element-specific, global, and event handler content attributes.

The attributes that you can add to this tag are listed below.

Element-Specific Attributes

The following table shows the attributes that are specific to this tag/element.

AttributeDescription
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Global Attributes

The following attributes are standard across all HTML 5 tags.

For a full explanation of these attributes, see HTML 5 global attributes.

Event Handler Content Attributes

Event handler content attributes enable you to invoke a script from within your HTML. The script is invoked when a certain "event" occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event.

Here are the standard HTML 5 event handler content attributes.

For a full explanation of these attributes, see HTML 5 event handler content attributes.

Also see the HTML 4.01 tags


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